Venezuelan Dock Features Unconventional Design, Quick Set-Up
This structure, designed by Caracas design/construct firm Precomprimido, kills two birds with one stone: a series of huge, hollow concrete cylinders both support the service deck of the...

Design and Construction of Short Piles for Expansive Soils in Coro, Venezuela

Experience with a Small Scale, Highly Distorted Fixed Bed Model of the Lago Maracaibo Estuary

Perimetral Tube for 37-Story Steel Building
The earthquake design of a 37-story steel building is described. The structural solution is a flexible perimetral tube which resists the seismic effects and conforms to the side-sway limitation...

Soil Conditions and Building Damage in 1967 Caracas Earthquake
Although the magnitude of the 1967 Caracas earthquake was only 6.4 and its epicenter was located about 35 miles from Caracas, the shaking caused the collapse of four 10-story to 12-story...

Slide in the Siburua Dam

Marine Foundation Construction in Oil Fields
Construction of foundations for 2800 drilling platforms and for other structures in Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, in depths of water up to 113 ft; design of foundation piling for vertical...

Marine Foundation Construction in Oil Fields
Construction of foundations for 2800 drilling platforms and for other structures in Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, in depths of water up to 113 ft; design of foundation piling for vertical...

Tank Foundations in Eastern Venezuela
The foundation experience obtained from over 500 oil storage tanks constructed in Eastern Venezuela is presented in summary form. The 20 yr settlement record of a twenty-eight-tank terminal...

Las Morochas Gas Turbine Power Plant
Addition of three gas turbine driven generators to Las Morochas power plant, Venezuela, to meet increased demand for electric power for oil drilling operations in Lake Maracaibo area;...

 

 

 

 

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